We’ve officially made it to the middle of winter: less-than-ideal weather, not enough sunlight and a serious case of cabin fever mixed with the mid-winter doldrums. The holidays are a fading memory and spring break dreams are still too far away to get excited about. But don’t despair! Winter is a great time to hunker down, get organized and take advantage of some seriously exciting online shopping opportunities and deals. Check out these three ideas to beat the winter blues with the best things to buy in February so you can take on the rest of the year in style while earning Cash Back at Ebates.
Tax Season Deals – Whether you anticipate having to send a fat check to the IRS or you’re expecting a juicy refund in April, February is a great time to get your financial ducks in a row. Keeping your books in order can help you get a better picture of your finances and can even help you start saving for things like that desperately needed getaway. Grab some office supplies, start a new Netflix show and finally start tackling those piles of paperwork and receipts you’ve been ignoring for months. Here’s betting that you can finish the task before you even get to the season finale! Even if you don’t have the ambition to finish your taxes yet, tax software is one of the best things to buy in February because you can get some of the hottest deals of the year. If you see a tax software promo online, grab it ASAP because the closer we get to April, the less likely these sales are to pop up.
Smartphones – Have the February blues left you yearning for some new and shiny tech? A new smartphone will put some pep in your step and help you get organized to take on anything else the year throws your way. Cash in on some of the awesome winter deals available from major carriers and take your February goals mobile with amazing deals on smartphones. If you’ve been itching to switch networks, capitalize on the current carrier trend that will pick up the tab and pay off your old network to make your switch super easy. Even if you weren’t considering a shift, it’s a great time of year for a fresh start with a new phone plan, so shop around to catch the best deal on smartphones and save even more with Cash Back at Ebates!
Home Goods – If you are stuck inside thanks to the current snowpocalypse that’s going on outside, you might as we make the most of it and freshen up your living space. It’s the perfect time of year to make some changes and clear out some clutter while you wait for the weather to perk up. Looking for fabulous living room or bedroom ideas? Check out design blogs, Pinterest and online furniture stores for visual inspiration on how to perfect your personal space. Winter is a great time to add fun, bright accessories and accent walls to your home for a wonderful pop of color and some February cheer. Take advantage of winter clearance events on big-ticket items like sofas, bedroom sets and more to give your home a new look at a fabulous price.
Free Burritos!(Cat Not Included) – Chipotle is working hard to earn back the public’s trust after their run-in with norovirus an E.Coli. If you’re ready to accept their “My Bad,” there may be a free burrito in it for you. Managers are now authorized to give away free food to get you back in their good graces and the company is running a promotion where the first 1,500 catering orders of 20 burritos or more placed for Super Bowl Sunday will receive a $50 discount.
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